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National Summary


Patches of mist, drizzle and fog this morning will clear to give a dry day for many with some hazy sunshine in places and feeling warm with top temperatures 19 to 23 degrees. Outbreaks of rain will arrive in the southwest later this afternoon, spreading across Munster and Connacht this evening. Light winds at first, becoming moderate southerly this evening.


Mild and humid tonight with rain, drizzle and fog and a spell of heavy rain in all areas. Temperatures not falling below 13 to 16 degrees in fresh southerly winds.


Wednesday: The cloud and rain will quickly clear away eastwards during the morning and sunny spells will develop. Sunny spells in the afternoon and evening and mostly dry but some local showers will occur, heavy in parts of the northwest. Fresher than today with highs of 16 to 20 degrees. Becoming windy later as moderate westerly winds strengthen during the day with strong gusts in the evening in the west and north.


Wednesday night: A windy night with fresh to strong southwest winds gusting to gale force in parts of the west and north where there will be widespread heavy showers, scattered elsewhere. Minimum temperatures 10 to 13 degrees.Thursday: Very windy with fresh to strong southwesterly winds gusting to gale force. A mixture of sunny spells and passing heavy showers and feeling cool with highest temperatures 15 to 18 degrees. Staying quite windy Thursday night with clear spells and some passing showers and minimum temperatures 10 to 14 degrees.Friday: A blustery day with sunny spells and scattered showers and temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees. There is a possibility of heavy showers Friday afternoon and evening and in particular there is a possibility of a heavy period of rain over Munster and south Leinster so please keep in touch with the latest forecasts.Weekend: Blustery with sunny spells and passing showers and temperatures in the range 16 to 20 degrees..

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

North-Northwest, 9 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

West, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

North-Northwest, 6 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West-Northwest, 6 Knots, Mod drizzle, 12 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 4 Knots, Fog thickening, 0.4 Miles, 1019, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

Northeast, 2 Knots, Mist, 2 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

South-Southeast, 3 Knots, Cloudy, 6 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

East-Northeast, 5 Knots, Fair, 10 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

North-Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, 1018, Steady

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East-Northeast, 3 Knots, Wave height not available, 1019, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1015, Falling

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds will reach force 6 this evening and tonight on coasts from Valentia to Erris Head to Fair Head.